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michael garnet is a canadian hockey player living in russia. >> definitely my building was shaking, so i could feel -- i could feel a sway in my building, so it kind of sounded like a bomb went off. >> now, it's unclear if the meteorite hit russia this morning is related to that giant asteroid due to pass very close to earth later today. earlier i spoke to cbs news contributor dr. michio kaku. dr. kaku, i know meteor showers aren't particularly rare but how common is it to cause damage? >> it's quite unusual. usually on a given night objects the size of a baseball will burn up in the atmosphere, and these are the shooting stars and falling stars you see at night. however, this one was probably caused by an object as big as a car or as big as a house, burning up in the atmosphere at perhaps 20,000 miles per hour, 30,000 miles per hour such that you break the sound barrier and thus you actually land on the planet earth. these events are more rare however, they do happen and they usually burn up over the ocean. they burn up over unpopulated areas. thi
there in russia. a special asteroid viewing party is planned later tonight here in oakland at the chabot space and science center. they are going to have telescopes to be able to see that asteroid and scientists an astronomers on hand to talk about it. the party starts at 7:00. >> i bet after this meteorite shower in russia, a lot of people are probably going to head out to watch the asteroid. >> and around the world you see all that video coming in now. we'll probably see more. that was coming in screaming at about 33,000 miles per hour and then starts to come apart. but that compression as it's moving through the atmosphere caused that shock wave and all that damage. >> if you are in russia and you don't know what's going on and you see this, you're thinking it's the end of the world. i can see that. the good news this latest asteroid that's supposed to be approaching the earth about 17,000 miles away. that's close but not as close. >> good. >>> around the bay area we are looking at lots of sunshine coming our direction. it looks like high pressure still o
out and cellphones have stopped working. >> it happened in russia about 900 miles east of moscow. paul normally tracking the rain is tonight tracking meteors. >> this is an interesting one. and we have so many different vantage point was it, we can get this to you quickly because of things like youtube. imagine driving to work and that is what you see. it's a large meteor that landed in russia. here's the deal. we've been telling you over the past couple days there's a huge piece of asteroid out there that will make a very close pass to earth within 17,000 miles of earth tomorrow. we know that's not going to hit us but asteroids never travel alone. they have little buddies going with them, and some of those are going to interact with our atmosphere. and this is a different vantage point of the same meteor. we've heard reports of injuries, and that's what happened over the past hour and a half over russia. amazing video coming in. right now we've heard of no serious injuries, and it was a very rural area. but that's just a sign that we're playing a stellar dog fall game here. >> and it
, stunning a canadian hockey player, now living in russia. >> i hear this loud bang! i live in a 24-story building on the 23rd floor and i looked up and the lights are shaking. i hear car alarms going off. it was just incredible. >> reporter: a zinc factory was badly damaged with a roof and wall collapse. meteor strikes with such a large impact are rare. edward lawrence for cbs news, los angeles. >> some scientists say the meteor over russia had nothing to do with the massive asteroid that came close to earth about a half hour ago. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in our newsroom and cate, i guess some don't agree. right? >> reporter: that's right, frank. the asteroid though as you said passed by earth a little over half hour ago and nasa says it's the closest one of its kind to approach our planet. we did a little digging to get more information on it. it's known as 2012-d.a. 14. the asteroid is 150 feet and destined for earth's backyard. experts say this is not to be confused with russia's meteor. >> the european space agency has run the videotape ba
. >> this is about two hours ago video to show you from russia, eastern russia. and it was a flash of light in the sky. this is like a movie. look at that. that occurred, now you may be wondering because we're seeing a lot of dashcam video. a lot of insurance fraud in russia so a lot of cars have dashcams. >> any idea how big this thing is? >> i don't know. but i know it's smaller than the big meteor or asteroid that's passing by 17,000 miles from earth tomorrow. likely this was one of its little buddies that moved in in russia. oakland 45 fremont 42. the setup in the atmosphere high pressure with us all week long. it's also at its closest point to us. the storm track way up in british columbia. an offshore wind day coming down out of the northeast, 60-70 degrees. we'll stay there for the next couple days before high pressure moves down to the south and we get the onshore flow. that means we'll cool down, and next week, some showers. rainfall coming up next week. we've got two more days tomorrow and saturday close to 70 degrees before we cool down and get that rainfall in here tuesday. high
-800-progressive. >>> hundreds hurt when a meteor slams into russia. >> the size of a house. >> it was a sunrise of biblical proportions, a sky full of fire and brimstone. >> home at last, passengers from that crippled cruise ship finally back on land. >> i am hungry and in need of a hot shower. that's all i want is a hot shower. >> brings a whole new meaning to the term poop deck. >> carnival will have a lot of work to do to do away with the damage it's done to its reputation. >> oscar pistorius broke down in tears as the charge of murder was laid against him. >> a terrible crash this downtown san francisco. >> what's in that box, what's in that drawer? >> a delicate search continues in the south bay. >> bomb techs are going through this house room by room sifting through junk that's piled four feet high looking for bombs. >> investigators believe that crash and rob as we're calling it lasted perhaps about a minute. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." >> your realtime captioner: linda marie
. >>> first astonishment in russia this morning. >> that it is norah, a ten-ton meteor blasted across the sky faster than the speed of sound. chunks of meteor crashed to earth, causing panic and injuring more than 500 people. >> meteorites landed near a mountain range near a famous soviet nuclear weapons site. mark phillips is in london good morning. >> good morning, norah, j.b. they got an eye opener of their own in the euro mountains, 900 miles east of moscow this morning. it was a sunrise of biblical proportions, a sky full of fire and brim stonestone. you have to see it and hear it to appreciate it. cold, dawn sky and then this. some of the noise came from sonic booms caused by meteor fragments traveling faster than the speed of sound but other explosions seem to have come from impact. or you're driving to work and you see this. or you're teaching in your classroom, and -- or hearing the commotion, you look out of your apartment window and then -- the onslaught caused widespread damage to buildings and to people. several hundred were hurt many due to flying glass and
. in russia in 1908 a near carbon copy plowed into siberia giving russia a black eye. it wiped out thousands of real estate and was about the size of an apartment building and hit the force of three to ten tons of tnt. remember if it hit new york city it would really ruin your valentine's day. we're talking about a flash of light, a fire ball emerging and then we would have meteors and a firestorm spreading out to about 20 miles. that means long island westchester, fairfield county. >> you say it with such enthusiasm. and then it would go this far and everyone would die and there would be nothing left. we should say it's just animation it's animation. we dodge add bullet. it's not going to hit us. how rng we should point out there is other good news and that is very large objects like a mile across could wipe out life forms like dinosaurs, so the very fact that we're here talking today talk about this is because one wiped out the dinosaurs that was six miles across. it was a planet buster. and we're here today because of that fact, because of the fact that a gigantic o
for the 2014 olympics in russia. glad it wasn't worse though. it looked pretty bad. it's going to take a year to repair that and the olympics are a year away. >>> the suddenly cold sharks are getting days off after three losses in four days. what's up with that? in san jose last night chicago's jonathan got the steal to pass the puck. patrick kane buried it. a late empty netter gave chicago a 5-3 victory. sharks have lost three in a row. the blackhawks are the only nhl team without a loss in regulation this season 5-3. >>> houston there was a problem! last night the warriors in town. no fun. palo alto's jeremy lin had a game-high 28 for the rockets. houston putting on a clinic behind the arc tying an nba record 14 threes in the first half alone 23 in the game. lin had a career-high five of them. the final score, 140-109. the warriors were creamed in houston. but it's a warriors three- pointer that makes our play of the day. why not. first half, steph curry going to launch from half court and you know what happened? one, two, three, there it goes!
." the u.s. u.n. russia and china are condemning north korea's latest nuclear test. we'll tell you what president obama will say about that tonight's state of the union. >>> lightning strikes the vatican hours after the pope's shocking announcement. >>> first, here's a look at today's "eye opener at 8:00 ". >> there are indications north korea may conduct a second test. this time of a missile. >> north korea defied the world yet again. they confirm they conducted their third nuclear weapons test. >> destabilizing to the region a threat to the united states it's a threat to the international security. >> the president came to power with a world view fundamentally different. >> i've never heard him say i want to reduce u.s. influence in the world. >> you never heard himself call himself a liberal until the election. >> they reveal the pope had been wearing a pace maker. >> how will the election of a new pope come about? >> we're going do see an openness to where does the church need to be going? how do we move the church into the 21st century. >> i understa
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